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Subcategories: Leave Administration | Misconduct and Poor Performance: Inquiries, Discipline
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Adverse Actions and Performance-Based Actions
Process, Law and Cases, Guidance, and Pitfalls
20AAPA
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00
Sku: 20AAPA
Edition: 2nd/2020
Availability: Summer 2020
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Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stick

This text guides practitioners, HR specialists, and supervisors and managers through the complexities of adverse and performance-based actions with discussion of the governing statutes, regulations, and cases from the MSPB and Federal Circuit and practical advice, strategies, and best practices for navigating these disciplinary processes. Major topics include discussion of the Civil Service Reform Act, statutory and regulatory requirements of adverse actions, the agency’s administrative process in taking adverse actions, substantive rights in performance-based actions, and the agency’s administrative process in taking performance-based actions. (more details)



Disciplining Federal Employees (.pdf download)
20DFE
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By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF20DFE
Edition: 2nd/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-79-2; 1-941825-79-6
Availability: IN-STOCK (7/9/2020)
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An updated and vastly expanded classic, this instructive text advises supervisors, managers, and HR specialists on how to take sustainable disciplinary actions with case examples, but none of the legal jargon. Major topics include: basic principles, law of the workplace, disciplinary offenses, disciplinary measures, determining penalties, establishing the facts, absenteeism, dishonesty, offenses against government property, off-duty conduct, sexual offenses, workplace violence, alcohol/drug use, offenses by supervisors, performance problems, protected activities, procedures and administrative details, preventive steps, and firing your worst employee.(more details)



Resolving Disputes in the Federal Workplace
20RDFW
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By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: 20RDFW
Edition: 1st/2020
Availability: Summer 2020
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Provides instruction on how to resolve employee grievances, appeals, and complaints. Major topics include discussion of EEO settlements, defining settlement interests, creating settlement options, and finalizing the agreement. (more details)




Federal Sector Process, Appeal, and Review Rights
19PARR By: Vitaro
Price: $135.00
Sku: 19PARR
Edition: 1st/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-57-0; 1-941825-57-5
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 3/14/2019)
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The appeal and review rights from federal processes is confusing, whether you are puzzling over the avenues from an arbitrator’s decision, from an Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) mixed case, a whistleblower reprisal claim, an appeal from an Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) Unfair Labor Practice determination or the many other formal processes in the federal government, this book will guide you in the right direction. (more details)




UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct
19UCS By: Wiley & Hopkins
Price: $100.00
Sku: 19UCS
Edition: 5th/2019
ISBN: 978-0-9729852-0-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/9/19)
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Ideal for federal supervisors and managers, and anyone who advises them, this handbook is a practical guide on misconduct, performance and discipline. Major topics include the fundamental elements of disciplinary and performance actions, removal procedures, the defense of a penalty, special challenges to adverse actions, and nontraditional disciplinary techniques. (more details)




Preventing Workplace Disruption
The Federal Supervisor's Guide to Dealing with Harassment and Disruptive Behavior in the Workplace
19PWD By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: 19PWD
Edition: 1st/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/17/2019)
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Federal supervisors face disruptive problems in the workplace ranging from simple unsettling acts, offensive behavior, and harassment, to workplace violence. This book provides step-by-step guidance on sorting through, identifying the behaviors, and then taking the right practical and legal measures required to resolve them. (more details)




Conducting Misconduct Inquiries
18CMI By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00
Sku: 18CMI
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-53-2; 1-941825-53-2
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/16/2018)
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Learn how to effectively and efficiently investigate allegations of employee misconduct with examples, sample forms, and case law discussion. Major topics include what a management inquiry is and how one differs from an administrative investigation, the advantages of an inquiry, how to select a good inquirer, discussion of rights and responsibilities of the inquirer and inquiree, limitations on the inquirer’s authority, interim action, typical charges and penalties, inquiry basics, beginning the inquiry, defining the issues, identifying witnesses, preparing for the inquiry, document gathering, the interview and other ways to collect information, witness preparation, post report activity, and how the report will be used. (more details)




Managing Employee Performance
18MEP By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MEP
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-54-9; 1-941825-54-0
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/10/2018)
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A Dewey classic, now in its second edition, Managing Employee Performance offers detailed, practical, and effective strategies for managing employee performance. Major topics include the principles of performance management, how to set performance standards and monitor performance, when and how to provide feedback and appraisals, rewarding performance, managing performance under a paybanding systems, distinguishing performance problems from conduct problems, isolating the performance issue, counseling the employee, and the two options for dealing with performance problems. (more details)



Management of Problem Employees
18MOPE By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MOPE
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-56-3; 1-941825-56-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/17/2018)
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This how-to text instructs supervisors and managers on how to handle performance, attendance, and misconduct-related issues offering strategies, proven tactics, and practical advice. How to identify and deal with workplace problems caused by troublesome employees is featured. Major topics include the different types of and tools for dealing with problem employees, disciplinary actions, strategies and tactics for dealing with problem employees, how to identify “non-problems,” and strategies for dealing with internal forces. (more details)



Administration of Leave and Medical Documentation Requests
Administration of Leave and Medical Documentation Requests (2017) By: Laws
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17ALMD
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-42-6; 1-941825-42-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 08/17/17)
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This multi-disciplinary text is essential for readers seeking to navigate through the complex laws and regulations governing the administration of medical-related employee leave. Major topics include overviews of the Rehabilitation Act, ADA and ADAAA, FECA, FMLA, and OPM Medical Leave and Documentation Regulations, DFEC Procedure Manual, ADA medical exams and inquiries, storage and confidentiality of medical records, determining and implementing the appropriate leave, and returns to work. (more details)



Adverse Actions
A Guide for Federal Managers and Personnel Specialists
Adverse Actions (2017) By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 17AA
Edition: 5th/2017
ISBN: 1-941825-35-4
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/11/17)
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This thorough but concise handbook offers supervisors and personnel specialists an easy-to-read, step-by-step, practical approach to taking adverse and performance-based actions. The subject matter is not complicated by legalese. Major topics include the legal framework of adverse actions, jurisdiction, adverse action causes, penalties, proving the case, adverse action procedures, performance based actions, and adverse action appeals. (more details)




FMLA Basics
FMLA Basics (2017) By: Bosland
Price: $75.00
Sku: 17FMBA
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-41-9; 1-941825-41-9
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/6/17)
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Introductory, yet comprehensive, FMLA Basics guides federal supervisors and managers through the FMLA process and law with tips, resources, and guidance for compliance. Major topics include an overview of federal sector FMLA, employee leave requests, timeliness and adequacy of leave requests, employee eligibility requirements, coverage issues, management responsibilities, requests for supporting documentation, amount of leave entitlement, how leave may be scheduled, paid leave, dealing with other employment benefits, record keeping, agency leave policies, and enforcement. (more details)



A Guide to Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law and Practice
11FSDD.jpg By: Hadley
Price: $235.00
Sku: 11FSDD
Edition: 3rd/2011
ISBN: 1-934651-55-1
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/3/11)
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The Disability Guide is an extensive and updated examination of federal EEO disability discrimination decisions, litigation practice, statutes, regulations, and practical advice for supervisors, representatives, HR specialists, and adjudicators. Major topics include overviews of the Rehabilitation Act, the ADA, and the ADAAA, impairments, major life activities, substantial limitations, “regarded as” disabilities, qualified individuals, reasonable accommodation, undue hardship, forms of prohibited discrimination, timeliness, remedies, and GINA. (more details)



Adverse Actions and Performance-Based Actions
Process, Law and Cases, Guidance, and Pitfalls
11AAPA.jpg By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00
Sku: 11AAPA
Edition: 1st/2011
ISBN: 1-934651-50-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 06/30/11)
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This text guides practitioners, HR specialists, and supervisors and managers through the complexities of adverse and performance-based actions with discussion of the governing statutes, regulations, and cases from the MSPB and Federal Circuit and practical advice, strategies, and best practices for navigating these disciplinary processes. Major topics include discussion of the Civil Service Reform Act, statutory and regulatory requirements of adverse actions, the agency’s administrative process in taking adverse actions, substantive rights in performance-based actions, and the agency’s administrative process in taking performance-based actions. (more details)



Senior Executive Service Legal Guide
(2009) Senior Executive Service Legal Guide By: Broida & Davis
Price: $100.00 On Sale! $50.00
Sku: 09SESG
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-19-2
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A review of the laws, regulations, statutes, and caselaw governing the federal government’s Senior Executive Service. Major topics include the history and structure of the SES, qualifications, recruitment, candidate development, selection, oversight and probation, appointments, compensation, executive development, reassignments, details and transfers, performance appraisals, awards, removal of probationers for unacceptable performance, misconduct, RIFs, moratoriums, leave, and reinstatement. (more details)



Settling Disputes
(2009) Settling Disputes By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 09SD
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-17-6
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Settling Disputes provides instruction on how to resolve employee grievances, appeals, and complaints. Major topics include discussion of EEO settlements, defining settlement interests, creating settlement options, and finalizing the agreement. (more details)



MSPB Basics
A Brief Guide for the Distressed and Perplexed
(2004) MSPB Basics By: Broida
Price: $55.00
Sku: 04MSBA
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 1-932612-34-3
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An introductory discourse on MSPB practice, MSPB Basics covers seminal Board and Federal Circuit decisions, Board processes and litigation from the initial appeal through PFR, and relevant regulations. Major topics include an overview of the Board, filing an appeal, the agency’s response and preliminary motions, discovery and motion practice, discrimination, pre-hearing practice, hearing, settlement, whistleblower claims, petitions for review, and significant decisions of the Board. (more details)



EEO and the Federal Supervisor
(2009) EEO and the Federal Supervisor By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 09EEFS
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-26-5
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EEO and the Federal Supervisor guides federal supervisors through the intricacies of discrimination law and demystifies the potential impact of EEO laws on personnel management decisions. Major topics include the legal history of EEO, discrimination, hiring, discipline, and other supervisory decisions that impact the careers of federal employees. (more details)



Disability Law and Practice (download)
04DLP.jpg By: Gilbert, Hadley & Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 04DLP
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 0-9729852-5-5
Format: download (.zip file containing executable) + optional CD-ROM backup

From the basics of disability law to guidance for practitioners on how best to represent agencies or complainants, this training disc provides a practical lesson on this complex subject. Materials include an examination and explanation of relevant laws, cases, and key terminology. (more details)



EEO Basics for Complainants
(2007) EEO Basics for Complainants By: Hadley
Price: $55.00
Sku: 07EEOB
Edition: 1st/2007
ISBN: 1-932612-97-1
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This introductory text offers a detailed overview of the EEO complaint process from counseling through appeal. It is ideal for lawyers, counselors, officers, and EEO offices. Major topics include what the EEO process is and how it works, precomplaint and informal counseling, formal complaints and acknowledgment, acceptance and dismissal, investigations, prehearing and hearing processes, settlement, and appeals. (more details)



How to Fire a Federal Employee (download)
03FAFE.jpg By: Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 03FAFE
Edition: 1st/2003
ISBN: 0-9729852-0-4
Format: download (.zip file containing executable) + optional CD-ROM backup

Mr. Wiley guides supervisors and practitioners through the steps necessary to effectively discipline and remove unmanageable employees. (more details)



The First Four Weeks
A Guide for the New Federal Supervisor
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By: Corum
Price: $65.00
Sku: 13FFW
Edition: 2nd/2013
ISBN: 1-934651-73-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/02/13)
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The First Four Weeks instructs new managers on how to effectively transition into their new supervisory role and manage federal employees while still achieving their goals during the crucial first few weeks of tenure. Major topics include what motivates employees, mentally preparing for the supervisory role, negotiating with upper management, defining jobs, setting rules and performance expectations, and managing time. (more details)



Federal Sector Telework
Law and Cases
16FST.jpg By: Davis
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16FST
Edition: 1st/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-28-0; 1-941825-28-1
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/22/16)
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Federal Sector Telework is an essential handbook on telework for managers, supervisors, HR officials, and representatives of agencies and complainants. Major topics: Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, coverage, eligibility, participation, limitations, and the intersection of telework with EEO and MSPB principles. (more details)




Federal Sector Workers' Compensation Basics
13FWCB.jpg By: Laws
Price: $100.00
Sku: 13WCB
Edition: 1st/2013
ISBN: 978-1-934651-78-0; 1-934651-78-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 08/09/13)
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Designed for supervisors and employees, this introductory book simplifies the worker’s compensation process in an easy to read and thorough manner. Major topics include hearings, requests for reconsideration, ECAB appeals, burdens of proof, emotional conditions, continuation of pay, disability and death benefits, schedule awards, medical treatment, and more. (more details)




The Federal Supervisor’s Guide to Ethics, Rules, and Responsibilities
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By: Corum
Price: $65.00
Sku: 14ERR
Edition: 1st/2014
ISBN: 978-1-934651-93-3; 1-934651-93-1
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/17/14)
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Written for federal supervisors and managers, a Guide to Ethics, Rules, and Responsibilities details and explains the primary rules governing ethics. Major topics include sources of ethics rules, a chapter detailing the principal ethics rules, and enforcement. (more details)




The Complete Federal Supervisor's Guide to Human Resources Management
16FSHR.jpg By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16FSHR
Edition: 1st/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-27-3; 1-941825-27-3
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/15/16)
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A comprehensive handbook on managing federal employees that covers, from a supervisor's perspective, every important aspect of human resources management from hiring to firing. This book shows federal supervisors the rules they need, specific strategies and tactics for hiring the right people, structuring their jobs to best motivate them, managing their performance, maintaining discipline, and managing their time. Each chapter will conclude with a summary and checklist for dealing with each issue. (more details)




Telework Bundle
(16FST; 19MET; 19FSWC)
Price: $425.00 On Sale! $297.50
Sku: TeleBundle
Availability: IN-STOCK
Format: Softcover Books and/or PDF eBooks on CD-ROM

Federal Sector TeleworkFederal Sector Telework
By: Davis
Price: $100.00 $70.00

Federal Sector Telework is an essential handbook on telework for managers, supervisors, HR officials, and representatives of agencies and complainants. Major topics: Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, coverage, eligibility, participation, limitations, and the intersection of telework with EEO and MSPB principles.


Managing Employees’ Time (2019)Managing Employees’ Time
By: Corum
Price: $100.00 $70.00

Now in its 4th edition, Managing Employees’ Time shows supervisors and managers how to get employees to attend work and optimize employees’ time once at work. Major topics include hours of work, work schedules (tradition and alternative), overtime, dealing with tardiness, leave administration and leave problems, managing telecommuters, and strategies for managing time and controlling absenteeism.


Federal Sector Workers' Compensation (2019)Federal Sector Workers' Compensation
By: Laws
Price: $275.00 $192.50

The new sixth edition offers the most comprehensive reporting and commentary on all aspects of workers’ compensation issues in the federal sector. Major topics include an overview of the FECA, OWCP procedure, hearings, reconsideration, ECAB appeals, fact of injury, performance, causation, emotional conditions, medical evidence, continuation of pay, schedule awards, rehabilitation and reemployment, wage loss compensation, survivors’ benefits, medical benefits, representation and attorney fees, overpayments, third party liability, relationship between FECA and other laws.

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